Commissioner Johansson was in Berlin on 21 February and Warsaw on 26 February. In Berlin, she discussed the new Pact on Migration and Asylum in the Bundestag EU committee, and in Warsaw, she met with the Polish Minister of the Interior to discuss the EU’s support for Poland in hosting refugees.
The Commission welcomes today's political agreement between the European Parliament and the Council on the two Regulations on Advanced Passenger Information (API). These Regulations upgrade the EU’s legislative framework, while strengthening security and facilitating border management in the EU.
On 29 February, Commissioner Johansson hosted the 9th annual EU Internet Forum Ministerial Meeting in Brussels. The Forum addressed challenges posed by Generative Artificial Intelligence in combatting violent extremist and terrorist content, as well as child sexual abuse, online.
Since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, DG HOME has been at the forefront of helping people fleeing the war.
A webpage presenting key information for people feeling the war in Ukraine about their rights in the EU: crossing the border, eligibility for temporary protection and applying for asylum, as well as the rights of travel inside the EU.
Protecting our societies from organised crime, including tackling trafficking in human beings, is a priority for the EU. Trafficking in human beings is a highly profitable crime that brings enormous profit to criminals while incurring a tremendous cost to society.
The EU can offer temporary protection to displaced persons from non-EU countries who are unable to return to their country of origin. Such protection is given as an exceptional measure to help EU countries alleviate pressure on their asylum systems.
The Task Force Migration Management works with the Greek authorities and EU agencies to improve conditions for migrants arriving to Greece, including the building of new migrant reception centres.
Ylva Johansson, serves as the Commissioner for Home Affairs (2019-2024). Devoted to improving conditions for migrants in Europe, and contributing to a stronger and safer EU, read about her work on her blog.